According to the Lexington Dispatch, the new YMCA could seat 4,200 for basketball and 4,500 for professional wrestling. For the first show held there, 4,300 tickets were sold. In 1954,this building would have been one of the largest that Jim Crockett ran shows in.
Argentina (Antonino) Rocca vs Lou "Shoulders" Newman
Hans Schnable vs Steve Gob
Dick Steinborn vs Don Kalt